Thiruvananthapuram: The Indian students, who were stranded at Sheremetyevo Moscow International Airport, will fly home on Friday (June 21). Around 25 Indian passengers, including five Keralites, got trapped at the Moscow Airport in Russia after they reported late for a flight. 

The Central government has started efforts to bring back the Indians trapped in Moscow Airport. As per reports, the passengers were not allowed to enter the Aeroflot flight, though they had completed the check-in procedures. The luggage of the passengers were taken into the flight. The passengers did not get food and water since morning, the reports said. 

One of the students, who is a Keralite, called up Union minister V Muraleedharan, who promptly intervened in the issue and talked to officials with the Indian Embassy in Moscow. Later, officers from the Indian Embassy reached Moscow Airport and rescued the Indians.

Former Kerala BJP president V Muraleedharan was sworn in as a minister of state in the second Narendra Modi government on May 30.